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Re: Assassin's Creed franchise
« Reply #100 on: March 08, 2011, 02:18:52 AM »
Ahh, well, I bought the AC2 collector's edition through Steam, that had the DLC preinstalled.

So I got to play through the entire game with the DLC there in the first place. From my perspective, it seemed like some of it was important to get the complete story, chronologically. Some of the DLC literally filled in a couple of missing chapters.

You can now get that DLC collector's content separately on the PC for a few bucks, for people to upgrade there regular editions.

Has there been anyword when Steam will be getting Brotherhood?
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Re: Assassin's Creed franchise
« Reply #101 on: March 08, 2011, 12:29:18 PM »
I've been playing Brotherhood lately, but I'm focusing more on the online multiplayer. Once I get sick of the multiplayer, I'll begin the storyline. I hear it's nothing short of amazing if not for the consistent plight of playing as Ezio (again). Still, it'll keep me occupied till the next game comes out. While I'm here though, is anybody playing the multiplayer on the PSN? My tag is Excifer, if anybody wants to play some matches.
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Yes, as much as I love Ezio. I am definitely ready for a new assassin. ;D
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Re: Assassin's Creed franchise
« Reply #102 on: March 08, 2011, 12:59:06 PM »
Has there been anyword when Steam will be getting Brotherhood?

It says March 22nd on the site. You can preorder it now for some goodies.

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Re: Assassin's Creed franchise
« Reply #103 on: March 08, 2011, 01:09:37 PM »
Has there been anyword when Steam will be getting Brotherhood?

It says March 22nd on the site. You can preorder it now for some goodies.

Yes, add me has a friend :)

Sure thing. I'll add you the next time I go on.
I cannot wait to download and play. ;D
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Re: Assassin's Creed franchise
« Reply #104 on: April 12, 2011, 10:15:43 PM »
I've been playing Brotherhood lately, but I'm focusing more on the online multiplayer. Once I get sick of the multiplayer, I'll begin the storyline. I hear it's nothing short of amazing if not for the consistent plight of playing as Ezio (again). Still, it'll keep me occupied till the next game comes out. While I'm here though, is anybody playing the multiplayer on the PSN? My tag is Excifer, if anybody wants to play some matches.

I got the 360 version, so I can't play multiplayer with you. I have a PS3, I just like AC on the 360. The graphics are better on the 360 for this one series (well, at least with AC2).

I'm just glad they're finally getting single-player DLC for this game. And good DLC too. the DLC for 2 was kind of horrible.

No worries. It's perfectly understandable. The main reason I picked up the PS3, is because I don't have a 360. But it's also because of the Copernicus Conspiracy DLC that came with the game. I haven't gotten to yet, but it sounds good. I agree that the DLC for AC2 was pretty bad. It seemed "tacked" on.

That's because it was. Basically, to have the game come out on time, they cut out sequences 13 and 14 and released them as DLC post-release. With Brotherhood, they appear to be doing DLC correctly. I just hope they keep the single player DLC coming.

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Some interesting information I've come across. Yves Guillemot, the CEO of Ubisoft, pretty much just confirmed that a new AC game is coming this year. According to an entry in the Assassin's Creed Wiki (I realize that's hardly concrete evidence, but it's better than nothing for me), more information surrounding the new game this year will be announced in May. I'm happy to see it may be announced before E3, but only by a month. They may as well just move it to E3 at this point... Now that I'd complain about an earlier reveal.

Out of curiosity, does anyone believe that AC will end with AC3? They've stated that it's a trilogy (barring any side games and "expansions" like Brotherhood), one that would end next year. Whether or not the game scheduled for 2011 is AC3 I don't know, but regardless of that, does anyone believe Ubisoft is going to get out while they are ahead? I'm torn on this myself; I want the series to end well, but at the same time, I kind of want it to continue beyond 3. And not in side games; I'll take an NGP AC title, but that's as low as I'll go. I guess it depends on a lot of factors. I have a feeling this "trilogy" is only desmond's story, and that we may yet see more AC games, just with a different character in some time period, be it 2012 or sometime before/after. I mean, AC is a big franchise for Ubisoft. I'd imagine they'd want to continue it somehow... In any case, we haven't reached the end yet, and we've got some great news coming this way, if the internet is to be believed.

Also, has anyone tried out Assassin's Creed: Project Legacy on facebook? I recently (about five hours ago) got addicted to it... I didn't think I would. It does give some interesting background on the series, and apparently a new mission pack is coming soon. The thing that really intrigues me about Project Legacy is that it doesn't use The Animus; the test subjects are in something called the DDS, which, from what I can ascertain, allows one to relive the memories of someone else's genetic ancestor; it's like the Animus, but not quite the same. it's an intriguing concept that I have to wonder if Ubisoft will employ in any of the games.

EDIT: I just did some further research, and it turns out that Ubisoft is planning some big DLC for Brotherhood. Apparently, Brotherhood was going to be DLC originally, but they decided to make it it's own game. Now, that may be the case with the game coming out this year. Either that, or it's just going to be a giant DLC pack. Or it could be AC3. Either way, this is all from research I've done on the official forums; I obviously can't confirm any of it. My source can be found here.
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Re: Assassin's Creed franchise
« Reply #105 on: April 13, 2011, 09:28:15 AM »
The Da Vinci Disappearance was really good, but ultimately was over much quicker than I'd have liked.  Of course, this is really only a testament to how good it was, rather than it actually being too short.  It was worth the money though, in my opinion.

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« Reply #106 on: April 13, 2011, 09:51:39 AM »
The Da Vinci Disappearance was really good, but ultimately was over much quicker than I'd have liked.  Of course, this is really only a testament to how good it was, rather than it actually being too short.  It was worth the money though, in my opinion.

I still have to get that; I've been busy with school lately and haven't had the time to get it. I really want to though.
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Re: Assassin's Creed franchise
« Reply #107 on: April 19, 2011, 07:55:28 AM »
I seriously wish they would go back and update AC2 with a mission replay mode like in the original and Brotherhood.

As I understand it the next game to be released is for the 3DS, AC: Lost Legacy. It's going to involve Ezio going back to the Assasin city from the original AC and learning a bit about his ancestors.

I don't think we can expect the next major console AC for the next couple of years, but will be pleasantly surprised if it comes out sooner.
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Re: Assassin's Creed franchise
« Reply #108 on: April 19, 2011, 12:24:23 PM »

As I understand it the next game to be released is for the 3DS, AC: Lost Legacy.

3DS??  Uggggghhhhhh....  ::)

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« Reply #109 on: April 19, 2011, 08:17:46 PM »
I just got brotherhood. AC2 was awesome, very shocked. cool story. They even showed some "you know what" in the beginning of brotherhood. I wish I was Ezio sometimes. Lucky guy. 

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Re: Assassin's Creed franchise
« Reply #110 on: April 19, 2011, 08:49:18 PM »
LOL@ "You know what"
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Re: Assassin's Creed franchise
« Reply #111 on: April 19, 2011, 10:46:15 PM »
They even showed some "you know what" in the beginning of brotherhood.

Cannonballs?

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« Reply #112 on: April 20, 2011, 10:45:46 AM »
They even showed some "you know what" in the beginning of brotherhood.

Cannonballs?


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Re: Assassin's Creed franchise
« Reply #113 on: April 21, 2011, 01:49:34 PM »
Actually, Ubisoft said that the next "big" AC game is coming this year. The 3DS game doesn't count in that. When they say "big" AC game, they're almost always referring to a console game. Brotherhood counts as being "big" because it advanced the main plot. The handheld games have all explored backstory rather than advancing the plot. I'm excited to see Lost Legacy, as I'd like to see Ezio travel to Masayef (how do you spell that? I know I got it wrong...), but I want to see the next big AC game first. We're supposed to learn more next month.
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« Reply #114 on: April 22, 2011, 12:15:12 PM »
If they said that then they must of change things, as the last article I read quoting Ubisoft was not to expect a release of Assasin's Creed 3 this year. I'll try to Give a link to the article.

Other articles have mentioned they do plan to show Lost Legacy at E3. I do agree it isn't a big release.
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Re: Assassin's Creed franchise
« Reply #115 on: April 22, 2011, 12:24:19 PM »
If they said that then they must of change things, as the last article I read quoting Ubisoft was not to expect a release of Assasin's Creed 3 this year. I'll try to Give a link to the article.

Other articles have mentioned they do plan to show Lost Legacy at E3. I do agree it isn't a big release.

If you can provide a link, that'd be great. The latest article's I've read had said otherwise... this article, for example. this IGN article, though dated in February, also makes it sound as if it's a main game. Honestly, I'm not 100% convinced that Lost Legacy is the game, unless they're turning it from a 3DS exclusive to a multi-platform title for the PS3 and 360. Which, come to think of it, may not neccesarrily be too far fetched... you never know what could happen...
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« Reply #116 on: April 23, 2011, 06:30:27 AM »
Well I hope they do announce it, show pictures, video, etc. But does that mean it's still ready to be released this year?

If it does get released this year I bet I'll have to wait even longer for the pc version, as has been the case for previous games.
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« Reply #117 on: April 24, 2011, 03:53:51 PM »
Well I hope they do announce it, show pictures, video, etc. But does that mean it's still ready to be released this year?

If it does get released this year I bet I'll have to wait even longer for the pc version, as has been the case for previous games.

Absolutely this year. With the way Ubisoft's been talking, they're saying another AC game is coming this year. That means release. They publicly stated during the development of either II or Brotherhood that they've annualized the franchise now. Either way, I'm really hoping to find out just what this game is...
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« Reply #118 on: April 24, 2011, 04:53:19 PM »
Ugh.  I, for one, hope to God that AC3 does NOT come out this year.

The absolute worst thing that could happen to the franchise would be "annualizing" it.  That would mean the same s****y game rehashed yearly with only minor character/environment/graphical/gameplay updates.

Please, Ubisoft, wait a few years.  Let the technology and genre mature, and then bring out something that will blow the lid off the franchise as we know it.

Quality over quantity, guys.  Seriously.

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« Reply #119 on: April 24, 2011, 04:56:54 PM »
Ugh.  I, for one, hope to God that AC3 does NOT come out this year.

The absolute worst thing that could happen to the franchise would be "annualizing" it.  That would mean the same s****y game rehashed yearly with only minor character/environment/graphical/gameplay updates.

Please, Ubisoft, wait a few years.  Let the technology and genre mature, and then bring out something that will blow the lid off the franchise as we know it.

Quality over quantity, guys.  Seriously.

I agree. If they want to take Kingdom Hearts' approach and release side games on mobile platforms in-between the big releases, that'd be welcome by me. That way, the franchise still stays with people, and a different team can develop it. Whether they're going to do that or not, I have no idea.
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